Front End Engineer

Date: 12 Nov 2023

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from cyber threat.

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most.

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society. We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three years.

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint.


About the role  
At Nominet, you will work closely with other software engineers to deliver new/maintain existing functionality that helps to power the Domain name registry for over 11 million UK and 1 million gTLD websites.
In our Web Development teams, you will work closely with other software engineers to maintain existing features and web-based applications to Nominet’s customers. You will work mainly on Front-End technology using an Angular framework. 
Playing a key role in writing maintainable, standard-compliant code in an agile working environment you will use your experience of web development and latest design trends to build modern, attractive interfaces that are industry-leading to agreed service levels.
The essential bits  
You’ll need the right technical skills to be successful in this role but we’re equally interested in individuals who demonstrate a growth mindset and a passion for writing clean, reliable, thoroughly tested, maintainable code.  This, coupled with strong attention to detail and visual design skills are highly desirable. 
About you and your experience  
We are looking for a team player with a keen eye for detail, with good experience in:
-           JavaScript
-           Angular or a similar framework
-           HTML5
-           CSS3
-           GIT
-           and responsive UI’s

It would also be desirable to have an understanding of Java as this is the languaged used on the backend.
This is a team that truly punches above its weight in terms of output, you’ll be joining peers that work in a small collaborative environment, where working as one and knowledge sharing is key.  You will work closely with other software engineers on web-based applications to Nominet’s customers, so experience of delivering work based on internal feedback and features is useful.


We don't advertise salary as we have a degree of flexibility and would rather see all applications on their merit. We appreciate it's a pretty important part of the process and we're happy to have a conversation before you apply. 

Data protection

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Equal opportunities

Cybersecurity is a community effort. That’s why we’re committed to building an inclusive, diverse community that celebrates and welcomes everyone – unless they’re a cybercriminal, of course.

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application.

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

Security checks

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.

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